The National Clean Air Programme launched by the centre proposes a “tentative national target” of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024, with 2017 as the base year for comparison. It will be rolled out in 102 cities that are considered to have air quality worse than the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

New Delhi: After weeks of “very poor” and “severe” air, Delhi and adjoining areas witnessed their first improved air quality day of 2019 with the quality index (AQI) recorded at ‘poor’ levels of 28

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LUCKNOW: After four months, city's air quality showed some improvement on Monday as the AQI recorded the pollution levels as 'moderate'.

NEW DELHI: The air you are breathing on Delhi roads may be much more toxic than you realise.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 338.

GURUGRAM: The first spell of winter rain lashed Gurugram and other parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday, bringing mercury down by several degrees and a sharp decline in air pollution levels.

GURUGRAM: GMDA has invited expression of interest from companies who want to set up the city’s air quality monitoring network.

Since the start of the year, air pollution in major cities in India and Pakistan has reached levels well beyond what is considered hazardous to human health.

Due to moisture brought in by winter pre-shower condition: SAFAR

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